Bond’s Environmental Practice Ranked in Chambers USA 2016

June 8, 2016

(Syracuse, NY): Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce it has again been honored by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business with recognition for our New York State environmental practice.

Independent and objective, Chambers USA is widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Its rankings are based on interviews with leading practitioners and clients. Following is an excerpt from the publication:

What the team is known for
Adept at handling a diverse range environmental matters, including hazardous waste issues, water quality and wetlands cases and OSHA compliance. Notable expertise in air permitting and development siting.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Client service, legal knowledge, communication and value are of the highest standard."

Notable practitioners
Kevin Bernstein regularly deals with regulatory agencies in relation to environmental matters. His caseload includes litigation, site contamination, and permitting for landfills, energy projects and mining operations, among other issues. "He's always got a great grasp of the project scope, and he's very tough yet fair when dealing with various agencies," notes one source.

Barry Kogut advises on regulatory compliance at state and federal levels. He is also frequently involved in brownfields redevelopment, Superfund claims, remediation of contaminated sites and environmental due diligence for transactions. Sources know him as "a good practical lawyer."

Virginia Robbins's "communication skills are absolutely second to none" according to clients. She is well versed in regulatory compliance at all levels, and is notably adept when it comes to waste management and air and water quality issues. She is also experienced with Superfund matters.